Name details

Portal Mountain

Portal Mountain (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Portal Mountain  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 1467

Feature type: Mountain

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A large mountain with a broad ill-defined summit, due south of the Lashly Mountains, on the southern side of the main stream of the Skelton Glacier where it leaves the Polar Plateau. Discovered by the NZ party of TAE (1956-58) who named it because of its association with The Portal.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
78° 07' 00.1" S
- 78.11670°
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Longitude:
159° 15' 00.0" E
159.25000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
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Date approved:
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